BAND AID TOPS XMAS CHART FOR THIRD TIME

And Robbie Williams tops the Album Chart...

The BAND AID 20 version of ‘DO THEY KNOW IT’S CHRISTMAS?’ has, as expected, clinched the Christmas number one slot in the UK Singles Chart tonight (December 19).

The all-star charity tune has now been the festive chart topper on three separate occasions, having previously reached the summit in 1984 and 1989 as Band Aid and Band Aid II respectively.

The full Top Ten is:

1. Band Aid 20 – ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’

2. Ronan Keating feat. Yusuf Islam – ‘Father And Son’

3. Kylie Minogue – ‘I Believe In You’

4. Ice Cube feat Mack 10 & Ms Toi – ‘You Can Do It’

5. Merrion/McCall/Kensit – ‘I Got You Babe/Soda Pop’

6. Destiny’s Child – ‘Lose My Breath’

7. Lemar – ‘If There’s Any Justice’

8. Green Day – ‘Boulevard of Broken Dreams’

9. Girls Aloud – I’ll Stand By You (Polydor)

10. Morrissey – ‘I Have Forgiven Jesus’

In the Album Chart, Robbie Williams’ greatest hits compilation beat Il Divo and U2 to the top slot.